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30 Camping tips and hacks using essentials you can find at home

Take advantage of these camping tips and hacks that are a beginner’s guide on using essentials you can find at home to make family camping easy on budget. Find free printable checklist, recyclable projects, food ideas, safety tips, camping games, and dollar store ideas. Have you ever planned to go for a summer camping trip with your family and friends? Does the thought overwhelm you? Me too! Therefore, I decided to bring to you these amazing tips and hacks I found super useful when I was clueless about where to start!


If you are a camper and love to camp and outdoor adventures excite you, you are bound to love these genius ideas. These camping tips and hacks are the best ideas you can incorporate in your trip without spending a lot. However, there are many great outdoor experience camping gears that are perfect and one must buy. Therefore, by saving bucks on simple and smaller essentials the trip becomes for resourceful.


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Camping essentials for first timers


camping hacks for families

Expensive items that you don’t need and can replace with ordinary gears.

Camping Hacks For Families



camping tips and hacks

Seven handy camping tips using things at home.

Hacking tips infographic


useful camping hacks ideas

Use fruits instead of marshmallows for kids for easy and mess free fun. Using air bags instead of mattress is easy to prepare, use and take back after camping.

Plus a few more great tips from kids activities blog.

Really Useful Camping Tricks and Hacks for Families


camping tents floor with foam

Use foam floor tiles in the tent to make space need and useable.

Tent Camping with Foam Floor Tiles


Gear line summer camping essentials

This gear line will organize all your essentials in one place. You can find these at dollar store.

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Make your own tent using these great DIY tent ideas. Lots of creative ideas to excite the kids.

DIY tent ideas


poison oak plant camping hack

Beware of these dangerous wild plants and learn more about them.

How To Avoid Poison oak Plant While Camping



Water resistant matchsticks box from baby food container.

Save Matchbox from water While Camping


camping hacks and tricks

Use straws to make single pack antibiotic shots. Keep them in an opaque container like first aid box to prevent from sunlight.

DIY Single Use Antibiotics Packs for Camping


individual coffee bags for travel
stakes DIY for night
food for camping

Pancake mix, hamburgers, fries, tortillas, buns, steaks, eggs, pasta, peanut butter, marshmallow, milk, fruit, juice, cheese are a must have for camping.

Top Ten Foods For Family Camping


fire starter for camping

Recycle egg cartons to start a fire.

Fire Starters for Camping


save small items for camping
how to clean camping tent
light for camping

A gallon a water with a headlamp pointing into the water makes a good night lamp for outdoor adventures.

Make Reading Lamp for night Camping


Camping food tips and tricks


campfire food recipe
pancakes while camping
camping organizer

Use this door hanging organizer for organizing all the supplies for camping in one place.

Brilliant Camp Kitchen Organizer


Build a rocket stove for camping

Build a rocket stove using tin cans for camping.

DIY camping portable stove


Homemade bug bite relief

DIY anti-itch sticks are perfect for treating the discomfort of pesky bug bites. And are easy to use for adults and kids alike.

Homemade bug bite relief


Tic tac toe containers

Tic tac spice containers take less space in packing and are perfect for on the move.

Plus find more Spice storage solutions at craftionary


Free printables for camp


Sumeer camping printables

Games and activities you can print for kids to keep them entertained in slow hours.

Summer camping printables


Nature scavenger hunt printable
Camping photo ooth props
Outdoor scavenger hunt printable

Outdoor scavenger hunt printable


Summer Camping packing essentials list


Both these lists are very useful so I am sharing them for you to choose which one better suits you.


Best camping pack list printable
Summer camp packing essentials checklist

50 things to pack for your camping trip

Printable Camping essentials checklist


Dollar store camping supplies

There’s a lot of camping stuff you can find at dollar store and save money. A trip to dollar store is a must before making the move to the wilderness.

Dollar store camping supplies


I hope you will find these tips, tricks and hacks for camping useful. Start planning smartly and have fun!


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One response to “30 Camping tips and hacks using essentials you can find at home”

  1. william says:

    Thank you for your hard work collecting those useful tips, It will help me a lot in the next camping trip with my family 🙂

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